Orig. near McBee, S.C., by A.C.
McLeod. Plant patent 3965; 26 Oct. 1976. Loring mutation. Fruit: medium to
large; fairly uniform; skin yellow with red cheek; flesh yellow with tendency
of nonbrowning; subacid with slight soluble tannin; excellent eating quality;
semi-cling to freestone; market and dessert use; keeping and shipping quality
excellent; early ripening, 7 to 10 days before Loring. Tree; medium, slightly
more spreading than upright; average hardiness and productivity.
Evaluations are based on a 1-8 scale (6=OK,7=Commercially acceptable, 8=Excellent)
Size is in inches
Shape: round is assumed, T=tip, P=point, S=suture, OB=oblate, OV=ovate
Freeness: 3=early cling, 8=completely free
Status: 0=discard, 1=keep
Notes: SOS=soft on suture, SOT=soft on tip, RIF=red in flesh, GAS=green around stem
RAP=red around pit, GGC=green ground color, sz=size, wh=white, yt=young tree, CCT=concave tip
Bloom date is when approx. 90% of blooms are open (full bloom)
The description of each variety of peach or nectarine fruit under each group is in different formats as this information is collected from varied sources and hence is not consistent